Romney loses important ally in Ohio

Attorney General Mike DeWine, a former US senator who was backing Mitt Romney for president, has changed his endorsement and embraced Rick Santorum for the nomination. ABC News: The prominent Buckeye State Republican threw his support behind presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Friday afternoon, switching his allegiance from Mitt Romney to the former Pennsylvania senator. "To be elected President, you have to do more than tear down your opponents," DeWine said in a statement.  "You have to give the American people a reason to vote for you -- a reason to hope -- a reason to believe that under your leadership, America will be better.  Rick Santorum has done that.  Sadly, Governor Romney has not." DeWine made the official the announcement on Friday in front of the Ohio State House in Columbus. There he candidly admitted he "was wrong" to have endorsed Mitt Romney four months ago and he was even more candid about why. According to DeWine, Romney...(Read Full Post)